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Welcome! The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Athens, Ohio is a diverse, welcoming, growing parish congregation, located on the campus of Ohio University - - Seeking to know and serve Christ in loving service to the Campus, the Community, and the world.
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" “The church exists primarily for two closely correlated purposes: to worship God and to work for his kingdom in the world ." N.T. Wright, Simply Christian: Why Christianity Makes Sense
This Sunday - 5th Sunday of Easter
3 May 2015;
8:00 a.m. Service: Holy Eucharist Rite I
10:30 a.m. Service: Holy Eucharist Rite II-A
Officiant: The Rev. Deborah Woolsey
8:00 a.m. Service - Holy Eucharist Rite I
(This early service, no music, is in the Bishop Black Chapel downstairs.)
9:00 a.m. - Christian Formation - Starting at 9:00 and ending at 10:00 is youth/adult Bible study in Hobson Lounge. A short coffee break follows between 10:00 and 10:25 followed by our regular 10:30 worship service, then coffee hour.
10:15 a.m. - Fully Staffed Nursery A fully staffed nursery is provided downstairs for children age 5 and younger. (However should parents prefer, children of all ages are of course always welcome throughout the entire service in the main church.)
10:30 a.m. Service - Holy Eucharist Rite II (This is a full service with music and choir, upstairs in the Nave.)
Lindley Inn: On the fourth Sunday of the Month at 2:00 p.m. we celebrate Holy Eucharist at Lindley Inn, 9000 Hocking Hills Dr., The Plains.
Upcoming Meetings and Events
Free Lunch, Wednesday, April 29, noon
Choir Rehearsal, Wednesday, April 29, 7:00 p.m.
Free Lunch, Wednesday, May 6, noonn
Second Sunday Brunch, Sunday, May 10
Parish Clean Up Day, Saturday, May 16th
Pentecost, Sunday, May 24th
Lindley In Worship, Sunday, May 24, 2:00 p.m.
Summer Schedule starts Sunday, June 7, 8:00 and 9:30 a.m.
The Rev. Deborah Woolsey is the Priest-In-Charge for the Church Of The Good Shepherd. Check HERE for biographical information.
WELCOME TO THE EPISICOPAL CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD! Whoever you are and wherever you are on your journey of faith, we welcome you in the name of Jesus.
FOR PASTORAL NEEDS please contact The Rev. Deborah Woolsey at 937-689-8895 (C) or 740-249-4497 (H) or 740-593-6877 (Church) or by e-mail at email@example.com.
TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT GOOD SHEPHERD please contact Allyn Reilly, Senior Warden, at 740-592-2596 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or The Rev. Deborah Woolsey at 937-689-8895 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
THE MINISTERS OF THE CHURCH are the whole People of God. To inquire about various ways to participate, please speak to one of the clergy or staff. Please consult Ministries and Ways to Serve for more information on what we do.
Rev. Deborah Woolsey, Priest-in-Charge
Allyn Reilly, Senior Warden
Marsha Reilly, Music Director
Barbara Martin, Office Administrator
Church of the Good Shepherd
64 University Terrace
Athens, Ohio 45701-2913
Office Hours: The office is open from:
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Monday thru Thursday.
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